In recent weeks, the United States has seen a steady surge in COVID-19 cases with California rates also increasing dramatically. As of November 29, 1,212,968 Californians have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and 19,141 have died from the disease.1 Since COVID-19 arrived, our state and nation have begun a prolonged economic recession. Millions of Californians across all racial and ethnic groups have found themselves out of work and many businesses are profoundly struggling.2 The staggering health and economic impact of COVID-19 has been disproportionately felt among communities of color and low-income communities across the country.3 While this is the case in California as well, the impact of COVID-19 has been felt overwhelmingly among the Latino community.


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